Michal Pruski, the founder of Warsaw-based start-up fund Metrum, is bullish about the future for the CTA segment
Managed futures have
not had the best of times in recent years as the sector was hit
by a series of losses. To make matters worse some firms
tarnished the market by charging excessive fees at a time of
But a recent turnaround
has seen the segment end these declines and could herald a
possible revival of the strategy many had viewed as
managed funds, also known as commodity-trading advisors (CTA),
are computer programs used by hedge funds to follow market
After years of
declines, the sector turned a corner in the second half of last
year, recording in November its best month in more than 12
years, with many funds hitting double-digit growth.
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